NYSE:SNE - Sony Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$48.98 +0.64 (+1.32 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 05:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$48.98
Today's Range$48.67 - $49.18
52-Week Range$41.91 - $61.02
Volume814,183 shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$61.89 billion
P/E Ratio7.62
Dividend Yield0.39%
Beta1.39
Sony Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. The company offers network services related to games, videos, and music contents; and home and portable game consoles, packaged software, and peripheral devices, as well as broadcast/professional, integrated circuit card technology, and medical and imaging device solutions. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications based on animation titles, and various services for music and visual products. In addition, the company offers live-action and animated motion pictures, as well as scripted and unscripted series, daytime serials, game shows, animated series, television movies, and miniseries and other television programs; operates a visual effects and animation unit; manages a studio facility; and operates television and digital networks. Further, it researches, develops, designs, produces, markets, distributes, sells, and services video and sound products; interchangeable lens, compact digital, and consumer and professional video cameras; display products, such as projectors and medical equipment; mobile phones, tablets, accessories, and applications; metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, charge-coupled devices, large-scale integration systems, and other semiconductors. Additionally, the company offers Internet broadband network services; creates and distributes content for various electronics product platforms, such as PCs and mobile phones; and provides life and non-life insurance, banking, and other services, as well as batteries, recording media, and storage media products. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. Sony Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household audio & video equipment
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIPN/A
Phone813-6748-2111

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$78.67 billion
Cash Flow$8.8732 per share
Book Value$31.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees117,300
Outstanding Shares1,263,557,000
Market Cap$61.89 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Sony (NYSE:SNE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sony's stock symbol?

Sony trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNE."

How were Sony's earnings last quarter?

Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.43. The firm earned $2,127.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2,040.96 billion. Sony had a return on equity of 21.78% and a net margin of 10.54%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $41.20 earnings per share. View Sony's Earnings History.

When is Sony's next earnings date?

Sony is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sony.

What price target have analysts set for SNE?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Sony's stock. Their forecasts range from $44.04 to $52.91. On average, they expect Sony's share price to reach $48.4750 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Sony.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sony?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sony in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sony.

Has Sony been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SNE stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sony earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Sony?

Sony saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,431,074 shares, an increase of 68.4% from the April 15th total of 2,037,414 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,834,349 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Sony's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sony's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sony own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sony investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Netflix (nflx), Paypal (PYPL), Tesla (TSLA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Bank of America (BAC) and Applied Materials (AMAT).

Who are Sony's key executives?

Sony's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kazuo Hirai, Chairman (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kenichiro Yoshida, CEO, Pres, Representative Corp. Exec. Officer & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Hiroki Totoki, Sr. Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Shigeki Ishizuka, Exec. VP and Pres of Professional Solutions, Services & Digital Imaging Group (Age 61)
  • Mr. Shiro Kambe, Exec. VP (Age 58)

Who are Sony's major shareholders?

Sony's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Primecap Management Co. CA (3.30%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.30%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.25%), Morgan Stanley (0.25%), Boston Partners (0.21%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (0.20%).

Which institutional investors are selling Sony stock?

SNE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Primecap Management Co. CA and Clearbridge Investments LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Sony stock?

SNE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Third Point LLC, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., CIBC Asset Management Inc, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and OLD Mission Capital LLC.

How do I buy shares of Sony?

Shares of SNE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sony's stock price today?

One share of SNE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.98.

How big of a company is Sony?

Sony has a market capitalization of $61.89 billion and generates $78.67 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $8.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.43 on an earnings per share basis. Sony employs 117,300 workers across the globe.

What is Sony's official website?

The official website for Sony is http://www.sony.net/.

How can I contact Sony?

Sony's mailing address is 7-1 KONAN 1-CHOME MINATO-KU, TOKYO M0, 108-0075. The company can be reached via phone at 813-6748-2111 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sony (NYSE SNE)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  515 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  399 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  914
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sony and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SNE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SNE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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